Monday, January 20, 2020

Somali, AU forces arrest 9 al-Shabab militants in southern region

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces said Monday they have arrested nine al-Shabab militants during a security operation backed...

Somalia is departing from clan-based politics to political parties system. A beacon of hope

Somalia, a country riven by conflicts, ravaged by wars and pervaded by clan-based poisoned politics is expecting to apply free and square elections in...

US, EU, and UN Abandoned Joint Support to Democratic Governance in Somalia

The US led International Community (IC) played an influential role for the adoption of 2012 democratic Provisional Federal Constitution that established the Federal Republic...

How Ifrah Ahmed, the girl from Mogadishu, took her FGM story to the world

As a Somali girl she underwent the horrific practice. Now a new film tells how she risked her life to end it Ifrah Ahmed refuses...

UNSOM mourns death of Mogadishu mayor from terrorist attack injuries

The United Nations joins Somalia in mourning the tragic passing of the Governor of Benadir Region and Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman, known...

AU Security Council calls for Kenya-Somalia dialogue to resolve sea row

NAIROBI, Kenya – The African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC) on Thursday tasked the AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki to reactivate engagements between...

Kenya and Somalia’s maritime dispute: One winner, two losers?

If and when Kenya and Somalia’s maritime dispute is heard by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) next year, one aspect of the two...

Five dead in Minneapolis high-rise fire

Five people died early Wednesday in a fire on the 14th floor of a Minneapolis public housing high rise, and three others were hospitalized,...

Suicide bomb outside Somali hotel kills at least seven: military

A car bomb went off on Saturday outside a hotel in the Somali town of Galkayo in the Mudug region, killing at least seven...

Balance of Power between Federal and State Governments of Somalia

My purpose in this article is to illustrate the balance of power or the collaborative relationship between the Federal Government (FG) and Federal Member...

LAST WEEK NEWS

Turkish workers wounded in deadly al-Shabab car bombing

At least four people have been killed and 15 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack claimed by the al-Shabab group near the...